Welcome to the Coaches’ Corner!

We put together the information you need in one convenient spot – keep scrolling through the list of topics below.

A Coach’s Creed

The primary responsibility of a youth soccer coach is to help the young player to have fun, learn and improve. This responsibility makes a youth coach different from any other official in the club, league or association. We (coaches) coach for the joy and success of the players – and no other reason.

Coaching Information Indoor 2021-2022

Updated May 17 2022 Outdoor Coaches Handbook Final

Coaches Handbook Indoor Final Version 2021-2022

COVID-Symptoms-Checklist-for-Teams

EMSA Indoor-Coaches-Handbook

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Schedules-and-Electronic-Coach-Kits

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EMSA-Rules-and-Regulations-v2021-2022

Electronic Game Sheet Procedure

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How-to-Download-List-of-EMSA-I.D.-E-Cards

How-to-Download-Game-Sheets-From-Portal

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How-to-Score-Games-in-the-EMSA-Portal

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Training Sessions Tips for Coaches

The Edmonton South East Soccer Association is committed to developing players to their highest potential. We follow the principles of long-term athletic development that encourages sports for life. Below you can links to different tips and drills that will help young soccer players with their development.

U6 Training

U8 Training

U10 Training

U12 Training


Referee Feedback Form

Please click here for the Referee Feedback Form


Certification Courses 

The Alberta Soccer Association offers the Certification Courses & has an excellent breakdown of what is required to become a fully certified Community Coach listed below:

https://albertasoccer.com/coach/

For coaches of Tier 1 and Tier 2 club level teams, the “B” License program is available. https://albertasoccer.com/coach/licensing/provincial-b-license/


Coaching Resources 

  1. National Soccer Coaches Association of America (includes on-line coaching courses)
  2. Ed’s Suggested Drills and Videos (Scoop it!)
  3. Soccer Dictionary
  4. Sports Injury Clinic!!
  5. Coaching Kids Soccer